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Jun Xi, PhD

Jun Xi, PhD

Associate Teaching Professor
Department of Chemistry
Office: Disque Hall 218
Phone: 215.895.2648
Fax: 215.895.2655


  • PhD, Cornell University, 2002

Curriculum Vitae:

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Research Interests:

Biomacromolecular interactions both in solution and in confined environment, mechanisms of DNA replication and DNA repair, structure and function of molecular chaperones, drug target identification and new therapeutic development, single molecule enzymology, DNA directed organic synthesis

Selected Publications:

  • Interaction between the T4 Helicase Loading Protein (gp59) and the DNA Polymerase (gp43): Unlocking of the gp59-gp43-DNA Complex to Initiate Assembly of A Fully Functional Replisome. (2005) Biochemistry 44, 7747-56.
  • Interaction between the T4 helicase-loading protein (gp59) and the DNA polymerase (gp43): a locking mechanism to delay replication during replisome assembly. (2005) Biochemistry 44, 2305-2318.